About Catholic Young Adults

The Catholic Young Adults (CYA)  group moves towards making the Young Adults of the Diocese authentically Catholic by fostering a renewed sense of spirituality and faith, creating a spirit and environment of friendship, and building up the Body of Christ through service and celebration of the sacrament.

 

Meet our Team

Serving June '17 - June '18

Kristen Boutross

Co-President

In my spare time, I like to sing, play guitar, teach youth about God and writing, travel anywhere and everywhere, and pray that it snows. I look forward to meeting you in person and getting to know a bit about you!

Andrea Hassink

Co-President

I love the good Oklahoma people, the positive culture, and the fervent Catholic community. I am passionate about spreading the Kingdom of God, about Health and Wellness and about Nature.

Lucy Shopen

Secretary

Lucy is the youngest of seven and relatively new to the Tulsa area, and has loved joining the Sts. Peter and Paul Latin Mass community. She homeschooled for many years and went on to receive her BFA in Dance from the University of Kansas.

Elizabeth Beam

Lord's Day Coordinator

Hello! My name's Elizabeth. I grew up in Tulsa, OK, and graduated from Jenks High School and the University of Tulsa. I am a parishioner at St. Benedict and teach K-8 music and 1st-3rd Spanish at Holy Family Cathedral School.

What People Say

Here what members and leaders say about us
Andrea

Andrea

President

"I am passionate about living Christian Values in my day to day life, and it has been great to have other like-minded and equally passionate young people who strive to to be faithful in times of struggle and ease. It is beautiful to see young people from college aged to young families live a joyful life and walk with the Lord."

Tim

Tim

Former President

"I like being challenged to grow in my faith, and it’s much easier to grow when I know that friends and peers are walking that walk with me. So many impressive folks from the Tulsa area have inspired me to see God working in our community in all kinds of fascinating ways."

Kristen

Kristen

President

"I like being challenged to grow in my faith, and it’s much easier to grow when I know that friends and peers are walking that walk with me. So many impressive folks from the Tulsa area have inspired me to see God working in our community in all kinds of fascinating ways."

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Secretary: Lucy Shopen

Lucy is the youngest of seven and relatively new to the Tulsa area, and has loved joining the Sts. Peter and Paul Latin Mass community. She homeschooled for many years and went on to receive Read more…